10 Best Gadgets for Christmas 2020
November is here and Christmas is near and if you’re like us you’re starting to panic about what to gift those hardest to buy for people in your family. They almost always end up getting a selection box and a bottle of something fancy because you had absolutely no idea what else to get for them!
Whoever you’re shopping for, there is always a trusty gadget to fill the stocking. In a year where we’ve had to teach our grandparents how to use FaceTime, literally anything goes….
Finding the perfect gift takes time and careful consideration - but sometimes you just need a little inspiration. Luckily for you we at CHARGit have put together this handy list of some of the best gadgets to come from such an otherwise pretty rubbish year. Hopefully these will be enough to bring a little sparkle into someone’s Christmas.
Where do we begin?
Sony PlayStation 5 - £449.99
This is the hottest product of 2020 and securing one in time for Christmas is going to be the Turbo Man mission for many over the coming months, especially if you’ve got a gamer in the family. If you missed the first two pre-orders, fear not as no doubt retailers will start stocking up again soon, and certainly on launch day.
Apple Watch 6 - £379
Apple’s latest smartwatch is an ideal gift for any iPhone lovers in your life, it’s the company’s best, most refined model yet. With a brighter always-on display, design tweaks, fresh new strap options and the ability to monitor your blood oxygen levels, it’s as perfectly polished as it is familiar.
Foreo Luna Mini - £99
If you don't recognise Foreo's nifty little skincare device, where have you been? The facial cleansing massager gently removes dirt, oil and dead skin using T-Sonic pulsations. Perfect for all the skin care lovers who may have a new found love for self-care during lockdown.
Apple HomePod Mini - £99
Don’t be fooled by its compact size, at just 8.5cm tall it still manages to offer a 360-degree audio that fills the room from every angle. HomePod Mini works effortlessly with your Apple Devices to not only listen to music, but to answer incoming phone calls, or even remind you to water the plants with the ‘Hey Siri’ features.
Ember Smart Mug - £76.89
Think it’s fair to say that we’ve got through at least double our regular tea or coffee intake to keep us going through lockdown. If you know someone who often forgets their freshly made hot drink then this would be perfect to keep their drink hot for 1.5 hours, and you get to choose the temperature! Rishi Sunak is a big fan of the travel version so if it’s good enough for him, it’s good enough for us!
Apple AirPods – from £159
With Zoom calls the new way to stay in touch with colleagues, friends and family, Apple’s new reimagined wireless headphones are high on everyone’s wish lists. Gone are the days you have to spend 20 minutes untangling your headphones, just whip these out of their handy little charging case and they’re ready to use with your iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad or Mac. Opt for the wireless charging case for that extra cherry on top convenience.
Sony Vinyl record player - £195
Record players seem to have made an almighty comeback but with some definite upgrades. Suitable for both aspiring teen DJs and old-fashioned vinyl nerds, Sony's PS-LX310BT turntable is a sound choice. Its Bluetooth pairing makes this a particularly enticing purchase - it’s quick and simple to pair it to speakers, sound bars and headphones.
CHARGit Wireless 3 in 1 Multi-charger - £29.99
We wouldn’t be utilising this blog properly if we didn’t include some shameless self-promo, putting that aside from a purely unbiased point of view everyone needs a wireless charger on their bedside table. Especially one that charges all your devices in one go, phone, watch and your AirPods. So, get rid of your cable chaos.
Philips Sonicare Smart 9500 - £246
This may seem like an odd one, sure it's expensive and the app could be slight overkill for some but if money is no object, this is the Rolls Royce of electric toothbrushes. With five cleaning modes, four brush heads and three intensity settings, there’s no doubt this will keep your family's teeth sparkling clean.
Dyson V11 Absolute - £595
Last but by no means least, this wouldn’t be a gift guide if we didn’t include a cordless vacuum cleaner. You won't be disappointed by this one, if your budget will stretch. With three power levels, it offers the same performance, in terms of suction, as a full-size vacuum. It's great for stairs and with two floor heads, four additional tools and auto detection, the Dyson handles edge to edge cleaning like a champ.